Novak Djokovic: 10 Biggest Roadblocks to Pulling off 2012 'Calendar Slam'

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Novak Djokovic: 10 Biggest Roadblocks to Pulling off 2012 'Calendar Slam'
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Novak Djokovic wants the French Open title. It's the final piece in his quest to be the first player to hold all four Grand Slam titles at once since Rod Laver's 1969 season at the dawn of the Open Era. ('Djoker Slam' is the personalized term of this goal, most commonly used by fans.)

Holding all four Slams at any time is a rare feat, one which rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have failed to accomplish.

Winning all four Slams in the same calendar year is far more difficult, and will require an undefeated record in all Slams in 2012.

With just over a month left until the French Open begins, there are several potential roadblocks that could push Djokovic off the path to both accomplishments, but this slideshow will focus on winning the French Open and keeping his bid alive for Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.

Whether Djokovic succeeds or not, he will have to deal with the following ten obstacles, presented in a question and answer format.

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